New Pokémon Sirfetch’d finally gives original-gen species an evolution after 23-year wait【Video】

Chivalrous Fighter-type to debut in Pokémon Sword.

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Ramen Bankara unveils their heartwarming and stomach-filling “Strong Ramen!”

For days when the traditional tonkotsu ramen just won’t cut it.

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Mr. Sato returns to the line, waits three nights for an iPhone 11

You can take Mr. Sato out of the line-up, but you can’t take the line-up out of Mr. Sato.

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X Japan’s Yoshiki apologizes for donating “only” 10 million yen after hometown is hit by typhoon

Legendary J-rocker officially reveals his hometown for the first time.

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Seductive poses criticised for being disrespectful to Japanese culture. 

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Japanese manga publishers file lawsuit in New York against four pirate sites

Claim that websites are “successors” to infamous Manga Mura manga pirating site.

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Uniqlo announces new line of awesome Dragon Ball T-shirts and hoodies【Photos】 

All designs saluting the landmark anime/manga series are thankfully priced far under 9,000 yen.

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We head out to Kyoto to eat a delicious crepe crammed with fermented soybeans, rice【Taste Test】

Why hadn’t we thought to stick natto and rice into warm fluffy crepe layers before now?!
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Twitter sympathizes with shivering Shiba Inu during a Tokyo thunderstorm【Video】

Those who don’t own a pet might never have experienced how scary Mother Nature can be to our furry friends.

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Man forgets wallet with 2.8 million yen in cash on Japan’s busiest train line

And no one noticed it until the train went into the depot for cleaning.

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Japanese prefecture that named a Pokémon as its governor to install 16 new Pokémon manholes

Or should these artistic salutes to Slowpoke be called “monholes?”

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Poo emoji hand signals go viral on Japanese Twitter

Send your friends the gift of poop…using nothing but your hands.

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Friends cafe set to open in Tokyo for a limited time!

Channel your favourite character on the Central Perk couch with special menu items and Japan-exclusive goods.

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We try a curry milkshake at Mos Burger Japan 【Taste Test】

Japanese fast food chain assures us that spicy thickshakes are awesome…but are they really? 

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Japanese chain Mister Donut crowdsources to pick ‘n choose name for a Pokémon collaboration donut

The collaboration is due for November, but you have to hurry to get your suggestions in.

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Weathering with You anime exhibition coming to Tokyo with special cafe menu items

Treat yourself to the taste of a glorious rain-flecked Makoto Shinkai movie.

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Costco opened its first store in China, and things immediately got crazy【Video】

But a shortage of one key item might be putting a damper on shoppers’ passion.

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The beautiful cosplayers, models, and booth displays of Day 2 of Tokyo Game Show

Human zombie test subjects, ice dragons, and a whole bunch of Fate cosplay.

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Mysterious guest house opens in Kyoto, features 11 different bizarre rooms full of oddities

Includes a room where you can adjust its “scare factor” and one that lets you speak with the deceased.

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Our Japanese language reporter visits a U.K. sushi chain, is blown away by its original “sushi”

It’s not necessarily a bad thing that the sushi was unique…but it sure surprised Seiji!

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